If you seek somewhere warm, accessible and easy to relocate to – than Calahonda provides.
A real positive for choosing Calahonda is that is it very self contained offering plenty to do for all ages. With plenty of local beaches available, the best being East between Torrenueva to La Cala de Mijas and West Cabopino to Elviria there are plenty of options to spend a day catching some rays.
If sport is your interest then perhaps you might want an play a little relaxing golf on the pretty nine hole La Siesta Golf Club or alternatively play some tennis on one of the many pistas available at Club del Sol. The club offers tuition at all levels and holds regular high-profile tennis championships and it also has a good-sized gym as well as a sauna and Jacuzzi.
In addition, the popular Miraflores golf and lawn tennis club is nearby and there are plenty of shopping, eating and entertainment opportunities at the El Zoco commercial centre and the smaller shopping area of Las Cipreses.
With everything at walking distance, this coastal town is the perfect place for shopping and walking around the small boutiques. Lower Calahonda offers many bars and restaurants not forgetting the many beach side restaurants (chiringuitos ) scattered along the shore line.
For a wider selection of shops or bars and clubs for night life then a short trip to either Marbella town or east to Fuengirola will more than satisfy your needs.
Calahonda is a perfect base for a person interested in making day trips around the Costa del Sol.
It is literally 2 minutes from Puerto de Cabopino which is a beautiful small harbour, popular for great restaurants and a lovely sandy beach. Heading further West you will find the glitz and glamour or Marbella and further over towards Sotogrande and Gibraltar.
Heading east from Calahonda and youll find the pretty former fishing village of La Cala de Mijas, the cosmopolitan town of Fuengirola and its myriad attractions, Torremolinos and Benalmadena with the water park and Tivoli World and stylish Malaga with its tapas bars and Picasso Museum.
There is a new board which extends from La Cala through to Cabopino and is a lovely way to get some light excercise and enjoy the best of the coasts views and natural beauty.
The Sierra Nevada is around 1.5 hours drive from the coast and there are popular ski resorts located up in the mountains with a ski season running from around November to March, give or take a few weeks etiher side to cater for the climate of the time.